This Week’s Nintendo Retail Releases (EU, NA, JP)

So it’s Monday again, hopefully you’ve all had a great weekend filled with as much gaming as you possibly could! Time to wipe the sleep out of your tired eyes and get started on another week! It’s not all doom and gloom though, there are plenty of new games to look forward to this week, wherever … Continue reading

Nintendo 3DS Getting an E-Book Service in Japan

An e-book service is on its way to the Nintendo 3DS in Japan according to Japanese publication, Nikkei. The service will be called ‘Bookstore Anywhere’ and will be made available through the Nintendo eShop. The team behind it is Librica, a collection of four comic book companies who were first employed to generate some of … Continue reading

Wii U and other Nintendo Hardware Supply Damaged due to Anti-Japanese Tensions in China

Reports are developing that Japanese components maker Mitsumi Electric Co Ltd, a major supplier to Nintendo Co Ltd, said it was halting operations at its China facilities in Tsingtao (Qingdao) through Tuesday due to damage caused by demonstrators. The company also added that it is undecided on when operations would resume. Nintendo have not yet commented on the situation. They have not released … Continue reading

Wii U Nintendo Direct Summary. The Prices, The Dates, The Games.

Today was a massive day for Nintendo as they broadcasted their Nintendo Direct presentations across Japan, North America and Europe. First of all let’s cover the big news, the one we’ve all been waiting for: the release date! This morning Satoru Iwata revealed the Wii U would be released in Japan on December 8th; during … Continue reading

Wii U Pricing And Release Date In Japan Revealed

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced at this mornings Japanese Nintendo Direct that the Wii U will be released in Japan on the 8th December. The Black 32GB Wii U bundle will cost 31,500 Yen, whereas the White 8GB bundle will cost 26,250 Yen. The price of the Wii U GamePad when sold seperately is … Continue reading

Limited Edition Pikachu 3DS XL Coming to Japan

The 3DS XL isn’t even a month old and it’s getting a new limited edition console already, at least in Japan. Yes, Japanese gamers will be able to get their hands on the new limited edition Nintendo 3DS LL Pikachu Yellow from September 15th! The new limited edition console is priced at 18,900 Yen (£152/ … Continue reading

Olympic StreetPass Event for London 2012 – St Pancras Station 5/8/12 13-15:00

This event has now closed. Please click here for the full report. Stay tuned to our feeds for upcoming events. Thank you to all. The capital and the country is in Olympic spirit. As the UK’s most prominent organizer of the largest and best StreetPass gatherings, Nintendo Scene are calling one for you all again! This time … Continue reading

Nintendo Cuts AC Adapter Price In Japan

We already know that Nintendo isn’t including an AC Adapter with the Japanese version of the 3DS LL. Those that don’t have an adapter from owning a 3DS/DS will have to pay ¥1,000 for a new one. Starting July 12, that is the new price of the 3DS AC Adapter. The current price is ¥1,500. 3DS … Continue reading

New 3DS XL Revealed At Nintendo Direct

Today, Nintendo revealed at their latest Nintendo Direct that they are set to launch a brand new 3DS with a larger screen. In Japan it’s called the Nintendo 3DS LL and offers a 4.88″ top screen. The total viewing area on the top and bottom screens has increased by a massive 90%, the touchscreen is … Continue reading

Nintendo Scene – A Month In Review – May 2012

Hello everyone, it’s Amaris again! How was everyone’s month? Sorry for the delay, but no worries, I am back to give you your monthly dosage of the goings-on here at Nintendo Scene. First and foremost, let’s kick off this article in Oxford. This month, Oxford played host to a very cool convention known as Retrovision. … Continue reading

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